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After studying at University of the Philippines, Arcie chose to live in the slums surrounding Payatas for three years. Pictured above, Payatas is a large mountain that was formed from Manila's trash in Quezon City. In 2000, an avalanche occurred killing hundreds of families, many of whose bodies remain buried in the heap. The site is officially closed but a new trash mountain, Montalban, has begun mounting right by its side.

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